Saudi King Salman has sacked the head of the country's entertainment authority after religiously conservative citizens took to social media to denounce a Russian circus show that showed female performers in tightly-fitted attire.
Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press | PostedJun 19th - 2:38am
Yemeni military officials say fighting has escalated outside the airport of the vital Yemeni city of Hodeida, pitting thousands of pro-government fighters backed by a Saudi-led coalition against Iranian-backed Shiite Houthi rebels.
Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press | PostedJun 19th - 2:24am
South Korea on Tuesday presented a united front with the United States on a decision to call off a major military drill, one week after President Donald Trump's surprise announcement that he would suspend such exercises with the longtime Asian ally.
Jim Gomez, Associated Press | PostedJun 19th - 1:12am
The Philippine Supreme Court upheld the expulsion of its chief justice, the authoritarian president's highest-ranking critic, in a final ruling Tuesday that critics warned is unconstitutional and threatens judicial independence and the country's fragile democracy.
The United States has formally suspended a major military exercise with South Korea that was scheduled for August. President Donald Trump had pledged to stop the "war games" after his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The Pentagon said Monday that planning has been halted on the August drill but no decisions have been made on any other military exercises with South Korea.
Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press | PostedJun 19th - 12:24am
A newly paved road links the Turkish town of Cobanbey to its Syrian sister, al-Bab, across the border. In al-Bab, Turkish and Syrian flags line the streets, and signs on government buildings are in Arabic and Turkish. One of the first billboards honors Turkish soldiers killed in the battle to liberate this town from Islamic State militants.
Christopher Bodeen and Dake Kang, Associated Press | PostedJun 18th - 10:32pm
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is making a two-day visit to Beijing starting Tuesday and is expected to discuss with Chinese leaders his next steps after his nuclear summit with President Donald Trump last week.
Former Tropical Storm Carlotta weakened into a remnant low off Mexico's southwestern Pacific coast Monday night, though forecasters said its rains still posed a threat of flash flooding and mudslides on shore.
The United States' top diplomat and a global human rights group called on the Honduran government Monday to hold members of its security forces responsible for alleged abuses after November's elections.